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Baltimore Co. schools won’t be closing for Muslim holidays

TOWSON — Baltimore County officials narrowly voted to keep schools open on Muslim holidays, prompting shouts of “Injustice!” from some members of the public. The Baltimore County Board of Education on Tuesday voted 6-5 against closing schools for the two ...

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Lawyers handle deluge of ADA claims against Baltimore County

Baltimore County has spent more than $1 million in the past year to settle claims by its police officers, firefighters and the U.S. Department of Justice, all of whom accuse the county of requiring improper medical tests and, in some cases, forcing them from their jobs based on the results.

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Family of alleged Perry Hall shooter “horrified”

A 15-year-old student opened fire on the first day of classes at a Baltimore County high school Monday, getting off two shots and wounding a classmate before being rushed by teachers, authorities said. The assailant was taken into custody after ...

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Sculley named environmental design director at The Children’s Guild

The Children’s Guild has named Wayne Sculley director of environmental design. Sculley brings more than 20 years of experience in facilities management with a professional background in display design. Previously, he served The Children’s Guild as director of facilities management ...

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Tablets help Baltimore high school students get ready for business

As school administrators look for ways to boost academics through interactive technology, business leaders say there’s another advantage to putting more gadgets into students’ hands: it replicates the business world. “We don’t go into a meeting where people aren’t sitting ...

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Beatty honored for human rights work

Carol A. Beatty, executive director of The Arc of Howard County, recently received the Howard County Human Rights Commission’s 2011 Human Rights Award for “exemplary citizenship, dedicated leadership and outstanding achievement” that has advanced human rights for all residents of ...

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On the Move, 1/4: Beatty honored for human rights work

Carol A. Beatty, executive director of The Arc of Howard County, recently received the Howard County Human Rights Commission’s 2011 Human Rights Award for “exemplary citizenship, dedicated leadership and outstanding achievement” that has advanced human rights for all residents of ...

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Baltimore, Anne Arundel schools reopen after Irene

Schools in Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties are set to reopen more than a week after Hurricane Irene passed through the mid-Atlantic region. Five schools in Baltimore County will be welcoming students on Tuesday. Charles Herndon, spokesman for Baltimore County ...

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